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Ultrafast charge separation

Polymers are an exciting prospect for use in solar cells because their manufacture is cheap, easily processed at low temperatures and can be scaled up for industrial production. A key drawback is their relatively low power ...

dateJun 17, 2016 in Materials Science
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First semi-transparent perovskite modules

Nanoelectronics research center imec, partner in Solliance, presented today the first-ever semi-transparent perovskite PV-module, achieving power conversion efficiencies up to 12%. The technology enables for semi-transparent ...

dateMay 25, 2016 in Semiconductors
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Simpler processing improves solar cells

By simplifying the process used to make a promising type of solar cell, A*STAR researchers have also improved the device's performance. The discovery may lead to better manufacturing methods for the commercialization of solar ...

dateMay 18, 2016 in Materials Science
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Optical fibers power mobile data networks

Researchers at the University of Electro-Communications,Tokyo, report the ability to supply 60 watt power over a 300 meter optical fiber system, demonstrating the potential of optical feed systems using double-clad fibers ...

dateJan 20, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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